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Title Older Americans almanac : a reference work on seniors in the United States / edited by Ronald J. Manheimer ; with North Carolina Center for Creative Retirement, University of North Carolina at Asheville.

Publication Info. Detroit : Gale Research, [1994]


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 Rockford University Stacks - RKC-ILDS  HQ1064.U5 O416 1994    AVAILABLE
Description xxx, 881 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Includes index.
Bibliography Bibliography: (p.821-836).
Contents A history of aging in America -- Population growth, distribution, and characteristics -- Gender and ethnic diversity in aging -- The physical process of aging -- The mental process of aging -- The social process of aging -- Government and the aging network -- The older American voter -- Legal issues -- Issues of older workers -- Retirement -- The economic status of older adults -- Major financial issues of retirement planning -- Asset management : preserving the retiree's standard of living -- Estate planning -- Family relationships in later life -- Friendship and aging -- Social support in later life -- Physical wellness in the elderly -- Mental wellness -- Health status of older Americans -- Diseases and conditions -- Oral health and aging -- Mental disorders -- Health care services -- Physicians, medications, and hospitalization -- Making medical care decisions -- Caregiving -- Long-term care -- End-of-life issues -- Housing for older persons -- Transportation issues -- Technology and aging -- Spirituality and religious affiliation --
Lifelong learning -- Volunteerism -- The meaning and uses of leisure -- Productive aging in the 1990s and beyond.
Subject Old age -- United States -- Encyclopedias.
Older people -- United States -- Encyclopedias.
Aging -- United States -- Encyclopedias.
Gerontology -- United States -- Encyclopedias.
Added Author Manheimer, Ronald J.
North Carolina Center for Creative Retirement.
ISBN 0810383489 acid-free paper $99.50

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